Two ways to fix a blocked drain

Posted on: 16 July 2017

Blocked drains can be a huge inconvenience, making it next to impossible to perform basic tasks, such as washing the dishes or taking a shower. Here are two ways to deal with this issue: Use tools There are several tools which are can be effective in removing blockages from drains, including a plunger and a drain snake. The former is the least invasive option and as such, should be the first item that you use to try to unclog the drain.
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5 Tell-Tale Signs of a Main Sewer Line Blockage

Posted on: 13 July 2017

Your home's main sewer line is the pipe that allows waste water and sewage to flow out of your home and into the sewer. A blockage in this pipe can lead to serious problems with the plumbing in your house, so it's important to identify it quickly. Blockages in the main sewer line are difficult to fix yourself, so you main need to call out a plumber to resolve the problem.
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Three Blocked Drain Camera Inspection Techniques for Your Home

Posted on: 13 July 2017

Plumbers often use cameras to identify the exact point of damage or blockage in a drainpipe before attempting to clear that blockage. This article discusses some of the camera inspection techniques that your plumber may select from in order to devise the best solution for clearing a blockage in a drainpipe. Push Camera Inspections The push camera inspection technique involves pushing a cord into a drain. The cord has a camera at its end.
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4 Signs Your Galzanised Pipes May Be Corroded

Posted on: 12 July 2017

Even galvanised steel or iron pipes can rust. Unfortunately, this process will happen from the inside out, making corrosion very hard to notice at a glance. In fact, a pipe may be blocked completely by the time any visible signs are evident on the outside. This is a real issue since corroded pipes are far more likely to turn into burst pipes, resulting in potentially enormous water damage to your property.
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